Course Detail: WELL-9056 - Lab Interpretations: Coagulation Studies

Barb Bancroft's approach to interpreting lab tests is a "must hear" for nurses in all areas and nurses at all levels. Each webinar is packed with a number of practical pearls that can be applied to your patients in the hospital, in the primary care facility, or in the ICU. 

Discuss the process of hemostasis.
Platelet aggregation
Intrinsic and extrinsic coagulation pathways

Discuss the causes of thrombocytopenia.
Quantitative and qualitative thrombocytopenia
Drug-induced-ASA, NSAIDs, ticagrelor, clopidogrel, pasugrel
Genetic abnormalities -- VWF
Infections-viral, bacterial
Alternative therapies
HELLP syndrome

List the coagulation factors 
Vitamin K dependent factors-II, VII, IX, X

Describe the causes of coagulation factor dysfunction.
Genetic deficiencies
Drug-induced-warfarin, heparin, DOACs

Class notes: Upon successful completion, participants will be awarded 2 continuing education contact hours for nurses, nursing home administrators, and respiratory care technicians.

Use discount code SAVE29 when registering for all four webinars in the Lab Interpretation series.

Use the name and address on file with your professional licensing agency when you register. After successfully completing the course, you'll get a certificate of completion by email and can sign in to the KCC Continuing Education site to print your certificate anytime.

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